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August 21 total solar eclipse: Scientists to be on the look-out...

New Delhi: The most awaited celestial event of 2017 - the total solar eclipse - that is to take place on Monday, August 21,...

NASA’s SDO captures incredible sunspot that appears tiny but is actually...

New Delhi: The sun is an enigmatic entity that has long since intrigued scientists and understanding the largest star in our solar system has...

Groundbreaking Sun Observation Could Revolutionize Space Weather Prediction

Space weather forecasting-predicting the kind of energetic particles the Sun will throw at us-is years behind weather forecsting here on Earth. As solar physicist...

The most important star we’ve ever looked at (so far)

The strange behavior of Tabby's Star, or KIC 8462852, has inspired modern astronomy's wildest guessing game, with explanations ranging from aliens to sunspots. Writer...

The northern lights may become a rare sight

There are few sights more stunning in the night sky than the northern lights, but that shimmering curtain of light may become more difficult...

Changes in the Sun’s Activity Could Threaten Earth’s Electronics by 2050

Shifts in solar activity could make the sun a greater threat to electronic devices by midcentury, according to research coming out of the British...

Sun Might Enter Very Quiet Period, Limiting Northern Lights Shows To...

According to a new study, in the next few decades, the Sun might enter an extremely quiet phase like we haven't seen since the...

Northern Lights may go out across the UK

The Northern Lights may no longer be visible from any part of the UK by the middle of the century, according to British scientists.University...

Dark, contorted sunspot centre twice the size of Earth spotted

A new view of the dark, contorted centre of a sunspot that is nearly twice the diameter of the Earth, along with other invisible...

Astronomers Have Photographed Hidden Details in the Sun

Astronomers have managed to reveal all-new details about a great, yawning 'hole' in our Sun that's nearly twice the diameter of Earth.The giant sunspot...